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Our Response to COVID-19

March 19, 2020 At the University of Maryland SAFE Center, we recognize the trying times we are facing as...

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Steptoe & Johnson, LLP Honors SAFE Center at International Women’s Day Event

March 8, 2020 In honor of International Women’s Day, the Washington D.C.-based international law firm Steptoe and Johnson LLP,...

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SAFE Center Provides Human Trafficking Webinar Presentation to American Trauma Society

March 2, 2020 The SAFE Center’s Director of Clinical Services Rosa “Delmy” Alvayero, and Research and Program Coordinator Sophie...

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SAFE Center Director Speaks at International Interfaith Conference in Abu Dhabi as “Voice of Human Fraternity” for Work Combating Human Trafficking

February 4, 2020 Susan Esserman, Founder and Director of the SAFE Center, was invited to address the international interfaith...

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SAFE Center Hosts 2020 Maryland Labor Trafficking Symposium

On January 29, the Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for Human Trafficking Survivors hosted a strategic symposium...

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SAFE Center Director Delivers US Chamber of Commerce Event Keynote on Partnering with Businesses to Combat Trafficking and Empower Survivors

January 16, 2020 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum on Integrating Services for Human Trafficking Survivors on...

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SAFE Center Joins School of Public Health

March 12, 2018 The University of Maryland Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for Human Trafficking Survivors is...

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SAFE Center Receives VOCA Grant, Expands to Washington County

October 1, 2018 The University of Maryland Support, Advocacy, Freedom, and Empowerment (SAFE) Center for Human Trafficking Survivors has...

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SAFE Center Team Presents at September Anti-Trafficking Conferences

September 24, 2018 On September 20, 2018, the University of Maryland School of Social Work sponsored the 2nd annual...

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SAFE Center Welcomes New Team Members in 2018

September 10, 2018 In recent months, the SAFE Center has welcomed three new staff members and three social work...

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UMD SAFE Center Team Statement on Racial Injustice

The UMD SAFE Center decries the structural racism that remains as a toxic legacy of our country’s history and permeates our society today, and we are working to ensure that we are an actively anti-racist institution.